Tov TV Helps Viewers Guard Their Eyes

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israelis who don’t want to see racy content have a new streaming service that allows them to skip the immodest parts. The Tov TV service, dubbed the...

Israel: Foreign Students Who Break COVID Rules Will Be Deported

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — Foreign students who disregard Israel’s restrictions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus will be deported, Israel’s coronavirus czar said. Some 16,000 young adults from the...

Israeli Tech Sector Sees 52% Rise in Haredi Jews Employed Since 2014

CTech – The number of ultra-Orthodox (Haredi) Jews working in the Israeli tech sector grew by 52% between 2014 and 2018, according to a new report released Tuesday. The report...

Ethiopian Immigrants Arrive in Israel Despite Pandemic

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Some 34 immigrants from Ethiopia arrived in Israel, bringing to 269 the total of Ethiopians to make aliyah since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The new...

Israel’s Gap-Year Programs Set to Reopen With Challenges

JNS.org – Even as the coronavirus continues to spike — interrupting work and school plans for both those in Israel and those aiming to enter the country — Interior...

Israel’s Coalition Teeters After Vote to Ban Gay Conversion Therapy

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — Backed by the Blue and White party of Benny Gantz, Israel’s Knesset voted Wednesday to approve a ban on gay conversion therapy, which appears to...

78 Future Lone Soldiers Arrive on Nefesh B’Nefesh Aliyah Flights

  Throughout the summer, Nefesh B’Nefesh will be facilitating a total of 16 group aliyah flights, with designated blocks of seats reserved for its olim on commercial flights to Israel....

Danny Danon: World Is Gradually Changing Its Perspective on Israel

Just days after returning to Israel following his five-year stint as Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations, Danny Danon spoke to JNS in an exclusive interview on his experiences...

Sing Along With President Rivlin!

Courtesy of Israel Hour Radio In what seems to be an annual tradition, President Reuven Rivlin encouraged Israelis to join together to sing Arik Einstein's 1987 classic “Shir HaShayara" in...

Jerusalem’s Old City Largest Accessible Historic Site in World

The Old City of Jerusalem just became the largest accessible historic city in the world. The newly inaugurated, 10-year, 20 million shekel (about $5.5 million) project led by the East...
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Antisemitic Displays Prevalent at Berlin Rally Against Coronavirus

BERLIN (JTA) – A rally supported by neo-Nazi groups drew more than 20,000 protesters in Berlin Saturday to demand an end to coronavirus restrictions. The...

From the Chassidic Masters: Healing Effect of ‘Heeling’

The Torah portion of Eikev is named for the word “eikev” in the portion’s first verse: “Because (eikev) you listen to these laws and...

Bill Challenging High Court Threatens Israel’s Coalition

JNS.org – The tensions rattling Israel’s governing coalition are likely to worsen this week as a new bill seeking to challenge the judiciary is...

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